The Wheelchair Housing Design Guide explains how to design and detail a home that is fully manageable by wheelchair users and maximises their independence. This fully-updated, activity-based guide discusses design considerations, requirements and recommendations for various activities carried out within the home; provides design solutions and good practice examples of how to comply with the building accessibility regulations and Building Regulations Part M; reflects and promotes the values and principles of existing strategies for social inclusion, and promotes the long-term cost benefits of designing to wheelchair accessibility standards.
1. Strategic Site Development 2. Using Outdoor Spaces 3. External Approach Routes 4. Communal Entrances, Doors and Circulation 5. Individual Dwelling Entrances and Other External Doors 6. Dwelling Circulation and Storage 7. Moving between Levels within the Dwelling 8. Using Living Spaces 9. Using the Kitchen 10. Bedrooms
11. Bathrooms 12. Operating Internal Doors and Windows 13. Services and Controls